Thursday, 30 December
668. From Philadelphia to Paris: Jessie Fauset’s Cosmopolitan Geographies
10:15–11:30 a.m., 308, Philadelphia Marriott
A special session
Session leader: Thadious M. Davis, Vanderbilt Univ.
1. “Transatlantic Maternity: Space, Migration, and Uplift in Jessie Fauset’s Comedy American Style,” Cherene Monique Sherrard, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
2. “Draping Down the Nation: Jessie Redmon Fauset’s The Chinaberry Tree and Twentieth-Century American Fashion,” Susan Elizabeth Tomlinson, Univ. of Massachusetts, Boston
3. “Gender, Geography, and Nation: Black Modernist Women at the Parisian Crossroads,” Jennifer M. Wilks, Univ. of Texas, Austin